Student, Finch Junior College, New York City, 1948-1949; student, Concordia U., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1973-1976.
Author, host radio station WEEB, Southern Pines, North Carolina, 1949-1950. Editorial assistant Polar Oceans Conference, 1974. Co-founder, co-owner Double Hook Book Shop, Montreal, since 1974.
Freelance journalist, broadcaster. Director LePiggerie Theatre, Quebec, 1964-1967. Founder Amanda Theater, 1990.
Lecturer on Canada studies for the Humanities, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, 1982. Regional liaison director North Carolina Playwright's Center, 1994.
Member of the United States Trotting Association, 1962-1972. Member Canada Booksellers Association, Playwright/Lyricist Dramatist Guild.
Married John Christian Wallman, May 13, 1950 (divorced 1960). Children: Joan, Tia, Chris, Chellie, Parker, Peter. Married Octave Blake, January 28, 1962 (deceased January 1969).